UN Security Council should be constructive, not pressure North Korea: Chinese envoy

https://sputniknews.com/20221005/un-security-council-must-be-constructive-not-pus-pression-on-n-korea—chinese-envoy-1101552601.html UN Security Council should be constructive, not pressure North Korea: Chinese envoy UN Security Council should be constructive, not pressure North Korea: Chinese envoy UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The UN Security Council should play a constructive role instead of applying pressure regarding the recent test launches of missiles by… 10.05.2022, Sputnik World 2022-10-05T22:11+0000 2022-10-05T22:11+0000 … Read more

Drax: green energy company cuts down forests to burn as wood chips

A major UK energy company that receives billions of pounds in “green” subsidies has been exposed for cutting down old-growth Canadian forests to burn wood pellets to produce electricity. Millions of tonnes of wood pellets – a controversial energy source listed as “renewable” as trees can be replanted – have been replacing coal in Europe … Read more

Pakistan floods: 5.7 million will face food crisis in coming months, says UN – National

The United Nations humanitarian agency warned on Monday that some 5.7 million Pakistani flood survivors will face a serious food crisis in the next three months. A senior UN official announced an increase in the humanitarian appeal for Pakistan to $816 million, from $160 million, amid rising deaths from disease. Read more: Pakistan floods: WHO … Read more

China since the founding of the Communist Party

BEIJING: These are the key dates in China since the founding of the Communist Party (CCP), which has become one of the most powerful political organizations in the world: In the summer of 1921, Mao Zedong and a handful of Marxist-Leninist thinkers in Shanghai covertly establish the party and begin to establish trade unions in … Read more

Yemen warring sides fail to agree on extension of UN-backed truce | conflict news

Yemen’s warring parties have failed to reach an agreement to extend a country-wide ceasefire, the United Nations said. In a statement, the UN envoy to Yemen called on all sides to refrain from provocative acts as talks continue, after the Oct. 2 deadline to extend the deal expired. The UN-backed truce initially went into effect … Read more

Iran says it expects $7bn unfreeze after freeing Americans

TEHRAN: Iran is awaiting the release of around $7 billion in funds frozen abroad, state media said on Sunday, after it allowed an Iranian-American to leave the country and release his son from detention. Baquer Namazi, 85, was allowed to leave Iran for medical treatment abroad, and his son Siamak50, was released from detention in … Read more

US Citizen Held In Iran For More Than Six Years Released To Seek Medical Treatment, Says UN Spokesman

CNN — An elderly American unjustly held in Iran for more than six years has been allowed to leave the country “to seek medical treatment abroad,” according to a statement from UN Secretary-General’s spokesman Stéphane Dujarric. Baquer Namazi, 85, was released along with his son Siamak Namazi, Dujarric said. The terms of what appears to … Read more

Russia loses seat on UN Aviation Council after Ukraine invasion

Russia did not reach the necessary votes to remain in ICAO. (Figurative) Montreal: Russia failed to win enough votes for re-election to the governing council of the United Nations aviation agency on Saturday, in a push for Western powers who wanted to hold Moscow accountable after its invasion of Ukraine. Russia fell short of the … Read more

Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning Putin’s annexation of Ukrainian territory

Russia on Friday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution tabled by the United States and Albania condemning Moscow’s proclaimed annexation of parts of Ukraine, with Russia’s strategic partner China abstaining in the vote. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed Russian rule over four regions representing 15% of Ukraine’s territory, the largest annexation in Europe since … Read more

‘Escalation of tensions in no one’s interest’: India refuses to side with the West against Russia

https://sputniknews.com/20221001/escalation-of-tensions-in-no-interest-india-refuses-to-side-with-the-west-against-russia-1101404863.html ‘Escalation of tensions in no one’s interest’: India refuses to side with the West against Russia ‘Escalation of tensions in no one’s interest’: India refuses to side with the West against Russia From September 23 to 27, the Donetsk and Lugansk republics, and the Russian-controlled parts of the Ukrainian regions of Zaporozhye and Kherson … Read more